CHAPTER 11

HOW TO CONQUER FEAR, THE KILLER OF POSSIBILITY

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

—Rosa Parks

The journey toward achieving your Next Level will not be all peaches and cream. You’re going to encounter hurdles along the way, some of which you’ll easily clear and others that will most likely trip you up. There will be times when you will want to quit, or when you will feel frustrated or overwhelmed. Here’s what you need to know: it’s all part of the process.

In other words, it’s completely expected that any time you attempt to stretch out of your comfort zone and attain a new goal—particularly if the goal you’ve targeted is truly a “Next ...

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